Tag Archives: Peter Robinson MLA

Stormont….Not The End?

Confused?  You will be. So the great Adjourn or Not Adjourn. So the DUP voted to Adjourn….and Sinn Féin, UUP and SDLP voted No. So….according to Robinson the whole sham would collapse because the DUP Ministers would resign. But Robbo … Continue reading

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Wells Far Gone

So farewell Jim Wells. Last week, speaking as the DUP candidate for South Down, he made some comments at a hustings event. His view that children with parents in a gay relationship are more likely to be abused or neglected … Continue reading

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Electoral Pacts And Unionism

So DUP and UUP have agreed to maximise the votes for the “unionist” family by agreeing an electoral pact in four constituencies. In East Belfast, Gavin Robinson will stand for DUP. The UUP will not be on the ballot paper. … Continue reading

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So…Racism

We used to be far too busy with Sectarianism (a specifically local problem) to worry about one of the great global problems like Racism. As “Lord” Brookeborough, one of the founding fathers of the Norn Iron statelet put it (when … Continue reading

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Local Elections: East Belfast

East Belfast is made up of the Titanic DEA, Ormiston DEA and part of Lisnasharragh DEA. There is a Catholic enclave in the Short Strand area (Titanic DEA) and a sizeable Catholic minority in Lisnasharragh DEA. The current Westminster MP … Continue reading

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The Giro Sham

There is a certain irony in the fact that I actually like CYCLING. Whether its the Tour of France, Spain or Italy…I have a lot of admiration for those drug-free guys that have that amount of courage, endurance and skill. … Continue reading

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Mallie, Paisley…And Mrs Paisley Too

So Part Two of The Great Interview. It had already been screened to the Belfast Press Corps on Friday last week and under embargo until Midnight Sunday night. This meant that the three Belfast newspapers and BBC and UTV were … Continue reading

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